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Death of the bucket and spade – children want more from holidays

The traditional ‘bucket and spade’ family holiday is a thing of the past, a new study has revealed. Parents are turning away from the conventional beach holiday to cater for their children’s short attention spans, love of video games and need for constant stimulation. Ahead of the October half-term, the study found six out of [...]


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Travel dominates the list of Brit’s Top 50 ambitions

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Travelling the world, seeing the Northern Lights and seeing all Seven Wonders of the World have all appeared on a list of the 50 things the average adult would love to do- but won’t get the time to complete. The list of achievements is dominated by foreign jaunts, with the Great Wall of China, the [...]


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Leisurely Pursuits- A country stroll tops the list of favourite pastimes

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Walking in the countryside is Britain’s best loved pastime, even beating the likes of Facebook, a study has revealed. Research carried out among 2,000 adults found a country stroll was voted ahead of eating out and reading a book in the garden to claim top spot. Enjoying a pint in the pub came fourth in [...]


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Working commute

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A fifth of Brits work on their daily commute, new research has shown. Instead of catching forty winks or chatting with fellow passengers many commuters are now checking emails, updating spread sheets or writing to-do lists for the day ahead. Indeed, a third of people in the study claim they need to be ‘firing on [...]


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